MORGANTOWN — Billy Joe Wood, 90, formerly of Grand Rivers, Ky., passed away Jan. 9, 2021, at Morgantown Care & Rehab. He was born in Southside, Tenn., on Jan. 3, 1931, son of the late Henry Hunter and Nannie Elizabeth Wood. Billy was of the Methodist faith, was a member of Operating Engineers Union for over 65 years, served in the U.S. Navy, was a member of Smithland Lodge #138 F&AM and Lodge #595 in Taylor, Mich. He served a master of both of these lodges. He was also a wine maker.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nadean.
Survivors include his sons; Billy Wood (Beth), Bobby Wood and Barry Wood (Vickie); ten grandchildren, including Kendall Brandon (Deric) and Sarah Barker (Zach); ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Masonic services will be held at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Due to state requirements , the funeral home is limited to 50% of its seating capacity and face masks are required.